Rackspace Website and Application Performance Solutions Now Available

Authored by Lolita Chandra, Product Marketing Manager

We announced our strategic alliance with Akamai in January this year, which allows us to offer Akamai’s Web Acceleration and Cloud Optimization services as part of our dedicated and cloud hosting portfolio. Since then, we have integrated Akamai’s CDN services into our cloud offering and also rolled out features like SSL and EdgePurge to our cloud customers.

We are now  launching Rackspace Website & Application Performance Solutions for our dedicated hosting customers. With this offering, the Rackspace team helps customers create an architecture that most effectively utilizes hardware, acceleration services and CDN, to achieve the best results for their business needs.

Rackspace Website & Application Performance Solutions include:

  • Application Performance Solutions improves the performance of  applications delivered via web or IP, allowing even globally distributed end users to experience local-like performance. This solution includes services such as Web Application Accelerator (WAA) and IP Application Accelerator (IPA).
  • Dynamic Site Acceleration provides rapid and scalable transactions for dynamic websites with highly interactive content. This offering includes services such as Dynamic Site Accelerator and Dynamic Site Accelerator Secure.
  • Digital Asset Solutions provide reliable and scalable global distribution of streaming media. Services include Akamai Media Delivery (CDN), Object Delivery and Electronic Software Delivery.

Rackspace Website & Application Performance Solutions couples Rackspace Hosting expertise with  industry-leading web content and application delivery services powered by Akamai. Your Rackspace team is involved from beginning to end, working closely with Akamai to develop your solution, tracking deployment and always serving as your first line of Fanatical Support®.

Before leaving in 2016, Angela ran integrated marketing campaigns for Rackspace. She started in 2003 and did everything from Linux support, account management, sales, product marketing and marketing. She left Rackspace in 2005 to work for PEER 1 Hosting but returned in 2009 because she was interested in the cloud computing movement. Angela is a strong believer in the power of storytelling.


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